GLSA-202004-13 : Git: Information disclosure

high Nessus Plugin ID 135949

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Synopsis

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-202004-13 (Git: Information disclosure)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Git. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker, by providing a specially crafted URL, could possibly trick Git into returning credential information for a wrong host.
Workaround :

Disabling credential helpers will prevent this vulnerability.

Solution

All Git 2.23.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-vcs/git-2.23.3' All Git 2.24.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-vcs/git-2.24.3' All Git 2.25.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-vcs/git-2.25.4' All Git 2.26.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-vcs/git-2.26.2'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202004-13

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 135949

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-202004-13.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 4/24/2020

Updated: 4/28/2020

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.9

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:git, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/23/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/14/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-11008, CVE-2020-5260

GLSA: 202004-13